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. when the pundit said not to. they said let detroit go bankrupt. mitt romney went to detroit. manufacturing is the backbone in communities across ohio. they gave up on manufacturing jobs. more than 50,000 manufacturing jobs have been created across ohio during that administration. more than 500,000 across the country. i think that ohio in many ways is a microcosm of the challenges that the nation face oefrd the past four years and how we've begun to overcome them. >> meanwhile as you make those strong distinction points, mitt romney is making case elsewhere in ohio that it can't afford four more years of the president. this isn't on the plane. hopefully you'll be able to hear better. >> do we want four more years where every single year the take home pay goes down? >> no! >> do we want four more years of trillion-dollar deficits? >> no. >> so, ben, mitt romney has raised $6 million to president obama's $2.8 million. the super pacs as i know you're aware has fire power to release. when that happens in conjunction with the debates, do you fear an even tighter race here? >> well
prediction is that after all the votes are counted, even the dead votes of democrats in chicago, detroit and cleveland, i predict that we will win. >> now, joining me now is an original member of the freedom riders, democratic congressman john lewis of georgia. thank you so much for being with us today, representative. and you gave an impassioned speech at the dnc in charlotte. many people remember that, on this very issue, and i want to share with viewers what you said, just a little bit. take a listen. >> i've seen this before. i lived this before. too many people struggling, s l suffering and dying to make it possible for every american to exercise their right to vote, and we have come too far together to ever turn back! >> congressman, you were referring to your work with the student nonviolent coordinating committee in 1965, when you lived through that brutality of the march on selma. that march almost killed you, and republicans deny there is necessary connection here between these moments and that time in history. what's your reaction? >> well, my reaction, it's very simple -- yo
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. >> be specific. a former staffer telling the detroit free press that after seeing the newly surfaced clip, granholm said she laughed so hard her stomach hurt. >>> one question you hear on the campaign trail, are you better off than you were four years ago about that today flash book. four years exactly to september 15th, 2008. >> on the broadcast tonight, meltdown. the american financial system is rocked to its foundation as top wall street institutions top he will under a mountain of debt. coming up tonight, how did it happen. what's next. and how safe is your money. and today wall street had one of its worst days on record. average lost 504 points on the day's trading. one of the largest point drops in history. nasdaq was down more than 81 points. s&p lost 59 points in today's trading. >> our economy i think still the fundamentals of you're economy are strong, but these are very, very difficult times. >> many have cited that remark from senator john mccain about the country's situation as a key turning point in his campaign, especially since it came on the heels of the collapse of lehma
lindsey graham and campaign reporters, a lot of headlines like this one we found from the detroit free press, romney's sparse campaign schedule worries some republicans. it does seem like odd timing for such a gap. what's happening here? >> every candidate is unique and every campaign is different. one thing governor romney realizes with the polling so tight, almost even in most polls, he's looking at this race as potentially similar to 1980 when the polls going into that very first debate less than two weeks away were tight as well between ronald reagan and jimmy carter. i think he's taking the time to do the briefing he needs to knock it out of the park in that first debate because it will be an incredibly important moment in that election. >> you believe in addition to fund-raising he has been spe spending a significant amount of time on debate prep. >> i do. every candidate and campaign is different. i worked on the presidential campaign of george w. bush. one of his preference was to be home every night to see his wife and kids and sleep in his own bed. some people criticized him
of all different kinds from inner city detroit to the bering straits of alaska to indian reservations to all different kinds of districts. and we've had success across all of those different types. i can't say that every single school is successful, but every type of school we've shown a great deal of success and have done a lot of research to show that the gains that are possible, if you simply decide to take the achievement of every single kid very seriously. >> there are gains, but there has also been criticism, bob, people say this program does sacrifice individuality or creativity, that education is more than just the basics of math and reading. so how can schools ensure creative diversity but also ensure the basic comprehension skills for math and reading so that they can compete not just with students inside our own country but when we think globally about the students around the world? >> i think the experience that kids actually have and the teachers actually have in success for all are exactly what every parent would want for their kids. it's way more than just math and read
for being here. brian williams asked who is responsible for the kids at denby high school in detroit. i am. i'm state superintendent of schools in michigan and i need to tell you that my personal shame frankly is that we have not been able to make this a better place for kids who are in poverty. and it's rural poverty and it's urban poverty. and i think in my work in seven years in this job now without being able to move the ball much in those places where there's high poverty, our focus on college and career ready brings me back to one thing. we don't have kids kindergarten ready. and until we can get kids kindergarten ready and be able to read at grade level by third grade and then they need to read to learn from there on in, we haven't been able to crack that. and it comes back to kind of the early childhood question. what specifically would be your solutions to get kids kindergarten ready? >> i described that we do have programs like head start. we can evaluate where they have been effective and where they've been less effective. there are a number of private institutions. i happen to
refs. >>> soil samples from a detroit area backia are being tested to see if jimmy hoffa is buried there. police removed soil and clay in a search for any evidence of human remains. >>> and out west they're calling it carmageddon 2 in los angeles. traffic is expected to be snarled through the weekend as a ten-mile stretch of the 405 freeway is being closed to rebuild a bridge there. >>> and former "new york times" publisher arthur solzberger has died. sulzberger's family bought the times in 1896. he ran the paper himself for more than three decades. arthur sulzberger was 86 years old. >>> a local race caught our attention this week. it's going down in iowa there is a heavy campaign to unseat state supreme court justice david wiggins. wiggins is one of the seven iowa justices who took part in the 2009 decision legalizing same-sex marriage in this state. now national republican figures have joined the no wiggins tour as it's being dubbed to urge voters to replace wiggins. three other justices were ousted by a similar campaign back in 2010. why does a race to unseat a judge in iowa ha
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